Friday, July 29, 2011

"Improving Mexican economy draws undocumented immigrants home from California"

From the Sacramento Bee:
There are fewer undocumented immigrants in California – and the Sacramento region – because many are now finding the American dream south of the border.

"It's now easier to buy homes on credit, find a job and access higher education in Mexico," Sacramento's Mexican consul general, Carlos González Gutiérrez, said Wednesday. "We have become a middle-class country."

Mexico's unemployment rate is now 4.9 percent, compared with 9.4 percent joblessness in the United States....MORE 
According to the BLS, California's unemployment rate was 11.8% in June.